STK-ID 20280

Inauguration of the construction of the Saint Martin's Blocks (Îlots Saint-Martin) housing development in Montreal's Little Burgundy neighbourhood: CU of a trumpet mouth piece, of the face of the trumpeter. ZOOM OUT to include other young bandsmen. Cut to the leader and PAN to girl musicians. HAS of the crowd, CUs of some faces. Shot of the VIP's climbing stairs. HAS of a parade, the crowd. Sequence on Mr Noël Daudelin climbing into a power shovel, taking a symbolic bite from the construction site. Shots of the Mayor of Montreal Mr Jean Drapeau, Mr Robert Lussier, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Province of Quebec and Mr Lucien Saulnier, Chairman, Executive Committee, City of Montreal, going up a dais. Several shots of speeches by Mr Lussier, Mr Saulnier and Mrs Jeanne Leblanc, president of the of the Saint Martin's Blocks Citizens' Committee (no sound available). HAS of the crowd, of people entering a building. HAS of a drum majorette twirling her baton. HAS of the dais, of a speaker, PAN to the crowd. CS of people listening. Profile shots of Mayor Jean Drapeau and Mr Noël Daudelin. MS of Mr Lucien Saulnier listening.


Excerpt from
La P'tite Bourgogne
Saint-Henri (Montreal)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080